Quetzal is a GRAMMY-winning Chicano rock band from East Los Angeles. Currently one of LA’s most successful groups, Quetzal plays a mix of Mexican and Afro-Cuban rhythms, jazz, R&B, and rock music. This ensemble of highly talented musicians joined for the goal of creating good music that tells the social, cultural, political, and musical stories of people in struggle.
2379 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, 90039
True story: in 1953, iconic L.A. architects Richard Neutra and Rudolph Schindler, onetime friends and business partners who had been bitterly estranged for 23 years, found themselves, by a vagary of fate, occupying the same hospital room in Cedars of Lebanon Hospital. In this world premiere play, writer Tom Lazarus imagines what might have transpired during that reunion. The site-specific production takes place at the architecturally significant Neutra-designed offices that are now the Neutra Institute and Museum of Silverlake. Sept. 11-Oct. 4
2230 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, 90057
A modern multicultural hybrid of Americana and Mexicano, El Vez is more than entertainment, he is a thinking man’s Elvis, a post-modern King with a Latin twist, the Chicano experience presented and told through the songs of Elvis.
2102 E. 1st St., Boyle Heights, CA 90033
DAVID VALDEZ returns to CASA 0101 Theater to perform his one-man show “Scarred for Life: Tale of A Mexican-American Trying to Get Out of East L.A.” SFL is a collection of misadventures growing up in an immigrant family and heading off to college at an Ivy League school. The story of “Scarred for Life” is based on true events and chronicles the comedic tales of a boy who grew up bilingual, bi-cultural…and by the freewways!
725 California Ave., Santa Monica, 90403
THE DREAM ORCHESTRA: “Opera Forever” Gala kicks off Dream Orchestra’s 2015-2016 season. Conducted by Daniel Suk and featuring Sopranos Golda Berkman and Tracy Cox, Mezzo Soprano Lacey Jo Benter, Tenor Joshua Guerrero and Bass Patrick Blackwell.